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BENOIS, Aleksander Nikolaevich (1870 - 1960), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BENOIS, Aleksander Nikolaevich (1870 - 1960), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

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Russian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active also active in France.

Born 1870, in St Petersburg; died 1960, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator, decorative designer, writer.

Mir Iskusstva (World of Art) group.

[not available online]Aleksander was the brother of Albert Nikolaevich Benois. He studied law, and then painting, in St Petersburg, before going on to Paris for further arts studies.

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